Common Ground. Image shows from L to R: Jill (Celia Pacquola), Rupert (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Common Ground

Sky Atlantic comedy drama. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Tom Davis, Eleanor Lawrence, Sean Pertwee, Brendan Coyle, Charles Dance, Amelia Bullmore, Hugo Speer and others.

Series 1, Episode 8 - William & Sinclair

The story of ex-city banker, Bill (Rufus Jones), who has had a mighty fall from grace and is forced to seek help from his brother (Dan Skinner).

Further details

Common Ground. Sinclair (Dan Skinner). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

The story of ex-city banker, Bill (Rufus Jones), who has had a mighty fall from grace after an 'episode' saw him strut naked across the trading floor. He's forced to seek financial assistance from his wayward brother, Sinclair (Dan Skinner).

Sinclair takes great delight in this new turn of events, especially as Bill's wife Francesca knows nothing of her husband's sticky situation...


Previously known as Scoundrels.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th February 2013
Sky Atlantic
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Davis Simon 'Sunshine' Wilson
Tom Stourton Fergus
Lisa Jackson Jennifer
Rufus Jones Bill
Dan Skinner Sinclair
Paul Kaye Spinks
Guest cast
Rachel Stubbings Jan (Bookmaker)
Yasmine Akram Restaurant Manager
Susy Kane Francesca
Edward Aczel Aubrey
Moto Yamamoto Dennis
Mike Cattermole Racing Commentary (Voice)
Writing team
Rufus Jones Writer
Dan Skinner Writer
Production team
Dave Lambert (as David Lambert) Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer

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